Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill and her GOP rival, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, sparred over how they would improve health care in an hour-long debate Thursday night that featured familiar themes. Hawley said McCaskill adheres to the Democratic Party stance and has, over 12 years, moved away from the views of her state, where voters went for President Donald Trump by 19 points. McCaskill emphasized her independence, as someone who will work with “anyone, anytime” to address the state’s needs.
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Southeast Missouri freshman goalkeeper Bailey Redden won her first Ohio Valley Conference Goalkeeper of the Week honor on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. A native of Belleville, Illinois, Redden recorded 11 saves in two games last weekend, becoming the first SEMO player to win an OVC weekly honor this season. Redden recorded her third shutout of the season in a 1-0 road win at Eastern Illinois (Oct. 11). She logged a total of 204 minutes and gave up just one goal in two contests.
This week on Left of the Dial, KRCU’s independent music program, we hear new music from St. Vincent, whose MassEducation reworks the electropop of last year’s Masseduction into songs featuring only voice and piano. Plus new music from Rosanne Cash, Thom Yorke and more. Left Of The Dial airs Friday nights from 9-11pm and Saturdays from noon-2pm on KRCU. TyPA.
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The central character in the Netflix animated comedy series BoJack Horseman is a former sitcom star struggling with depression and alcohol addiction — who also happens to be a horse. Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg likens his series to that other show about a talking horse, Mister Ed. Part of the original pitch for the show, he says, was, "What's Mister Ed like behind the scenes? When Mister Ed goes home after shooting, who is he really?" The answer to that question turns out to be pretty dark....